Famous South African - South African Celebrities
Resilient, gritty, and hardworking are some of the words that describe the people of South Africa. For a country that has been plagued by political turmoil and unrest for the major part of the 20th century, her inhabitants have always managed to bounce back with even higher determination than before. Centuries ago the country’s vast reserves of gold and diamond attracted the Europeans to settle here thereby influencing not just the cultural heritage, but also the social make up.
Find out more about the greatest South Africans, including Elon Musk, Charlize Theron, Nelson Mandela, Oscar Pistorius and Candice Swanepoel.
The Most Famous South African
|Yolandi||December 1, 1984||South African||Check out all that you wanted to know about Yolandi Visser, the famous South African singer and actress; her birthday, her family and personal life, her boyfriends, fun trivia facts and more.|
|Errol Musk||1946||South African||Errol Musk is a South African electromechanical engineer, pilot, and sailor|
|Cariba Heine||October 1, 1988||Australian, South African||Cariba Heine is an Australian-South African actress and dancer|
|Sarah Baartman||1787||South African||Sarah Baartman was a South African woman who became a source of amusement for the Europeans in 19th century due to her abnormally large buttocks|
|Christiaan Barnard||November 8, 1922||South African||Dr|
|Candice Swanepoel||October 20, 1988||South African||Candice Swanepoel is a South African supermodel, associated with the popular brand Victoria’s Secret|
|Alex Lange||March 3, 2001||South African||Alex Lange is a French-South African model, who is quite popular on Instagram|
|Charlize Theron||August 7, 1975||South African, American||Charlize Theron is a Hollywood actress best known for her award winning role in the film ‘Monster’|
|Cyril Ramaphosa||November 17, 1952||South African||Cyril Ramaphosa is the fifth and present post-apartheid President of South Africa|
|Alice Krige||June 28, 1954||South African||Alice Maud Krige is a veteran South African actress and producer|